Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government operations will be reduced to mission critical services, effective Monday, March 23rd. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made the announcement via the county’s Facebook page, stating it was time for the local community to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19, aka coronavirus. “Because of the slow rollout of testing … Continue reading Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

Ridgeland Honors Academy Makes Large Donation to Walker County Animal Shelter

Pictured are Dr. Darren Crutcher, Dr. Ryan Bandy & Sandy Weathers from Ridgeland Honors Academy Chickamauga, GA - The Honors Academy at Ridgeland High School recently made a large donation to the Walker County Animal Shelter. The donation included 40 blankets, 80 bottles of bleach, 40 dog toys, 40 cats toys, 100 bags of treats … Continue reading Ridgeland Honors Academy Makes Large Donation to Walker County Animal Shelter

My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Rock Spring, GA - My Kids Have Paws will return to Walker County in October to host three spay/neuter + walk-in vaccine clinics.  The Dalton-based clinic offers many common preventative shots at a low cost to the public. The My Kids Have Paws mobile clinic will set up shop at the Walker County Ag Center on Tuesday … Continue reading My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Walker County Animal Shelter Resumes Intake By Appointment Only

We’re asking residents to call and schedule an appointment, so we can balance the load and keep our staff from being overwhelmed,” said Commissioner Shannon Whitfield.  “The Walker County Animal Shelter was not designed to hold an infinite number of dogs and cats.  We need to manage intake with capacity, so that the shelter doesn’t become overcrowded again.”

Earth Day Adoption Event at Walker County Animal Shelter

Chickamauga, GA - "Reduce, Rehome, Relove."  That's the mantra this Earth Day at the Walker County Animal Shelter. The Shelter staff will host a special Earth Day Adoption event on Saturday, April 20th.  Reduced adoption rates will be available for dogs ($45) and cats ($20) during the event and includes spay/neuter, rabies and core vaccination.  … Continue reading Earth Day Adoption Event at Walker County Animal Shelter

Walker County Rabies Clinics Planned in May

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again this year.  Protect your family from a deadly disease by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed below to be vaccinated.  The cost is just $15, cash only.  Vets will provide … Continue reading Walker County Rabies Clinics Planned in May

“My Furry Valentine” Speed Petting Event Coming to Walker County

Chickamauga, GA – Find a valentine for all seasons during the Walker County Animal Shelter's My Furry Valentine event on Saturday, February 9th. The shelter will be offering speed petting, giving visitors a chance to flip through a photo album and select a potential valentine. The staff will then hook you up with four of your furry … Continue reading “My Furry Valentine” Speed Petting Event Coming to Walker County

Walker County Animal Shelter Plans Christmas Adoption Event

Chickamauga, GA - Frodo, Bixby, Baxter and nearly 80 other dogs and cats at the Walker County Animal Shelter hope they'll be part of a Christmas to remember. Families thinking about adding a pet as a holiday gift are encouraged to drop by the shelter this Saturday for a special Christmas Adoption Event between 10:00 … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Plans Christmas Adoption Event

Citizen Service Request (iWorQ) Now Available on Desktop

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government has expanded the options available for citizens to report an issue with codes, roads, animals and other matters. Last year, we launched the iWorQ Service Request mobile app for iPhone and Android devices.  Now, all of the same features are available on a desktop for residents who prefer a … Continue reading Citizen Service Request (iWorQ) Now Available on Desktop